PAT, PTI protest, sit-in affect economy: says Ch Sarwar

ISLAMABAD: Governor Punjab, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Saturday said that protest demonstrations and sit-ins launched by Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT), had badly hit the economy of the country.

He said that leaders of China, Sri Lanka and Qatar could not visit Pakistan due to these protests and sit-ins.

Governor Punjab said that the leaders of PTI and PAT should start dialogue and resolve the issues in the larger interest of the public.

He said that both the leaders should show political maturity in resolving the matter.

Talking to a private television channel, he said that the people participating in the protest demonstrations and sit-ins should celebrate the Eid ul Azha in their native towns or houses.
He said that PAT and PTI should work for enhancing education, resolving the issues of clean drinking water and strengthening the economy of the country.

Ch.M.Sarwar said that all the parties should work for making the electoral process better so that next election could be conducted in a more transparent manner.

Replying to a question, he said that some foreign countries had reservations with Pakistan-China good relationship.

The Governor said that some countries or elements were hatching conspiracy to derail the economy of Pakistan.

He said that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was making all out efforts to improve the image of Pakistan in the comity of nations besides economy.

To a question he said: “No comments can be made on “London Plan” without having solid evidence.”

Source: APP